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Amey Wagh (born 13 November 1987)[1] is an Indian Marathi actor known for films such as Popat, Faster Fene and Muramba.[2][3] His upcoming projects include Girlfriend.

Amey Wagh
Born13 November 1987 (1987-11-13) (age 31)
NationalityIndian
Alma materBrihan Maharashtra College of Commerce
OccupationActor
Years active2011–present
Notable work
Height5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Spouse(s)
Sajiri Deshpande (m. 2017)

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Early lifeEdit

Wagh studied in Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce, Pune. He began actively participating in play competitions since he began college.[4] He lived in a joint family in Pune, consisting of around 65 members. His family was in the transport business.[5]

CareerEdit

Wagh is part of the theatre group, Natak Company.[2] He auditioned for the role of Chatur in 3 Idiots (2009) but was rejected.[6] He made his bollywood debut in 2012 through the movie, Aiyyaa, where he played Nana.[7] He made his marathi film debut through Satish Rajwade directorial, Popat (2013).[8] In 2014, he was in an English play titled The Government Inspector.[9] In the same year he was also seen in Shutter (2014). He was also in the play Bombed in 2015.[10] The Marathi play, Amar Photo Studio, had Wagh in a lead role.[11] He also starred in two popular Marathi TV serials Dil Dosti Duniyadari and its sequel Dil Dosti Dobara.

He hosted the show Super Dancer Maharashtra in 2018.[12] He also co-hosted Jio Filmfare Awards Marathi 2018, alongside Suvrat Joshi.[13] He is part of the YouTube channel Bharatiya Digital Party, where he hosts a celebrity talk show called Casting Couch with Amey & Nipun. [14] He was ranked 5 in the Times of India-Pune's Most Desirable Men list in 2018.[15] His movie, Girlfriend, is releasing in July 2019.[16] He hosted the food show Mrs.Annapurna (2014) on ETV Marathi and the dance reality show 2 MAD (2017) on Colors Marathi.[citation needed]

MoviesEdit

Year Title Role Language Notes
2012 Aiyyaa Nana Hindi [7]
2013 Popat Raghu Marathi [8]
2014 Shutter Autorickshaw Driver
2016 Ghantaa Raj
2017 Muramba Alok
Faster Fene Banesh Fene(Banya)
2018 High Jack ATC Junior Official Hindi
2019 Girlfriend Nachiket Marathi [17][18][16]

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes Refs
2015 - 2017 Dil Dosti Duniyadari Kaivalya Karkhanis
2017 Dil Dosti Dobara Sahil
2016- Casting Couch with Amey & Nipun Himself Webseries [19]
2017 Boygiri Bajirao Ghadigoankar Webseries [20]

PlaysEdit

AwardsEdit

He was awarded Vinod Doshi fellowship in performing arts in 2015.[25] He won the award for Best Actor in a Leading Role(male) in the Filmfare Awards Marathi 2018, for Muramba.[26]

Personal lifeEdit

He was born in Pune, Maharashtra. He was in a relationship with Sajiri Deshpande for 13 years before eventually marrying her on 2 July 2017 at Shrutimangal, Pune.[27]

PhilanthropyEdit

He, along with Sunil Barve, donated the money from two shows of Amar Photo Studio to Chief Minister's Relief Fund in 2018.[28]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "बर्थडे स्पेशल: अमेय वाघ; लक्षवेधी अभिनेता". Maharashtra Times (in Marathi). Retrieved 10 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b Bhanage, Mihir (27 September 2017). "Amey Wagh: Faster Fene is being compared to Sherlock – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ Atulkar, Preeti (3 June 2017). "When Amey Wagh's parents got emotional – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  4. ^ Joshi, Mitesh (9 January 2019). "कॉलेज आठवणींचा कोलाज : सुवर्णकाळ". Loksatta (in Marathi). Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Amey Wagh reveals secrets on Famously Filmfare - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Amey Wagh: It's been almost two years since my last release and I was a little worried about that - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  7. ^ a b "Amey Wagh Movies: Latest and Upcoming Films of Amey Wagh". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  8. ^ a b "This Popat'll lead you to introspection". DNA India. 13 August 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  9. ^ "NCPA & Akvarious Production's play The Government Inspector premiers in Bangalore". APN News. 16 October 2014. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  10. ^ "BOMBED by Akvarious Productions – Review". youth incorporated. 16 March 2015. Retrieved 10 April 2019.
  11. ^ "Parna Pethe Replaces Sakhi in Amar Photo Studio". www.timesofindia.com. 15 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Dussehra Special: Amey Wagh shares a picture of his 'Raavan' avatar - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  13. ^ "Jio FIlmfare Awards Marathi 2018: a glamorous evening - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Casting Couch (All episodes) - YouTube". YouTube. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Pune Most Desirable Men- Times Poll-Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  16. ^ a b "'Girlfriend' new teaser: Director Upendra Sidhaye gives us a glimpse of the story set to unfold - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  17. ^ "…म्हणून अमेय वाघला हवं होतं मुलीसाठी नाव". Loksatta (in Marathi). 10 May 2019. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  18. ^ "'Girlfriend': Upendra Sidhaye unveils first look poster of his debut venture - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  19. ^ "PL Deshpande to BhaDiPa: Bridging laughs". DNA India. 23 February 2019. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  20. ^ "Watch Boygiri (2017) online | Latest Episodes | Webisoda - The Indian Web Series Hub". Webisoda - The Indian Web Series Hub. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  21. ^ "Theatre is my first love: Amey Wagh – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  22. ^ "Amey Wagh's tryst with a drama company – Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  23. ^ "This 'photo studio' will capture a different perspective - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 14 March 2019.
  24. ^ "Light take on Romance". Pune Mirror. 8 January 2012. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  25. ^ "Performing Arts in India | Theatre Fellowship in India". vsdf.org. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  26. ^ "Amey Wagh - Best Actor in Leading Role Male Nominee | Filmfare Awards". filmfare.com. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  27. ^ "अमेय वाघ बायकोला म्हणाला, 'एक वाघ तुझ्यासाठी आयुष्यभर मांजर व्हायला तयार...'". divyamarathi (in Marathi). 19 June 2018. Retrieved 18 March 2019.
  28. ^ "Amey Wagh and Sunil Barve donate for Maharashtra CM's Relief Fund - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 18 March 2019.